October 4th is officially Ship in A Bottle Day and Taco Day.
We made it to day 277 of the year and there’s only 88 days left to go until we reach the new year.
October 4 in history was a day of disasters, inventions and so much more. Here you’ll discover some interesting facts and events that all make this day such an important one in history.
Did you know that on this day in 1957, Sputnik 1 became Earth’s first artificial satellite to go into orbit? It orbited for three weeks before its batteries died and then crashed down two weeks later.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about October 4th in history!
What Events Happened On October 4 In History?
Famous Quotes Said On October 4
What is your favorite quote from October 4? Here are the most noteworthy quotes said on this day throughout history.
“Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity.”
– H. P. Lovecraft
“To hold a pen is to be at war.”
Famous People Born On October 4
If you’re celebrating your birthday today, you share the same birthday with Dakota Johnson! Check out these other famous people who were born on this day!
1989 Dakota Johnson
- 32 years old
- Born In:
- Texas, USA
1979 Rachael Leigh Cook
- 42 years old
- Born In:
- Minnesota, USA
Special Holidays On October 4
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
Ship in A Bottle Day
National Taco Day
October 4 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
Those of you who were born on this day share the Libra star sign.
Pink tourmaline is the birthstone given to people born in October. The beautiful pink color within the tourmaline is known to protect the bearer’s heart while also supporting the healing of their emotions.
People born on October 4 were likely conceived on or around January 11 in the same year.